Stranded

Title

Stranded

Authors

Ben Mikaelsen

Publisher

Disney-Hyperion

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781423133629

Pages

288 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Twelve-year-old Koby, who has lost a foot in an accident, sees a chance to prove her self-reliance to her parents when she tries to rescue two stranded pilot whales near her home in the Florida Keys.

Grade Level

3-5; 6-8

Lexile Measure

610L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Separation; Physical disability; separated parents; missing foot; prosthetic foot

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

separated mother and father

Awards

Maryland Children's Book Award, 1998, Winner, Middle School
Booklist Book Review Stars, 1995
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005

Keywords

Florida Keys; rescue; isolation; whales; friendship; accident; dinghy

Diversity Impact

direct

Stranded

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